- Cynthia Nienaber (third from left) and Karlene Cheatham (far left) accept a $100 cash donation and a Wal-Mart gift card on behalf of the Autism Fund at Bethel University from the school’s Circle K Club. The money was raised through a flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, which was sponsored by Circle K and co-sponsored by Residence Life and by Delta Phi Nu sorority. Circle K is the collegiate level of Kiwanis and is sponsored at Bethel by the McKenzie Kiwanis Club. Circle K’s motto is “Live to Serve, Love to Serve. We Build.” Their focus is service learning in the community with children being the primary target group served.
- A Bethel University Big Bass Blast open fishing tournament is this Saturday, April 10 at Paris Landing State Park with blast-off at safe-light, according to Bethel Bass Fishing Coach Garry Mason. “We have a first prize of $1,000 guaranteed, and there will be a $200 Big Bass prize every hour from 8 a.m.
- Dr. Darrin Doyle, fiction author of “Revenge of the Teacher’s Pet: A Love Story” and of “The Girl Who Ate Kalamazoo,” visited Bethel University’s campus recently to read excerpts from his novels.
- The Bethel Christian Youth Festival (BCYF) brought junior high and high school students from all over the region to Bethel this past weekend. Around 225 people were on campus for the annual spiritual event.
- Peter Howard, a British gas physicist, will be the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 6, as part of Bethel University’s 2010 Dishman Biology Lecture Series. Howard will share the environmentally responsible techniques he incorporated into his business, The Crown Winery and HRH Vineyards.
- Bethel's Renaissance Performing Arts Group sponsored a Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, March 24, and they successfully met their goal of 100 productive units. "We had 52 first-time donors," said Karen Jeffrey, administrative director of Renaissance.
- The Bethel University Percussion Ensemble presented their Spring 2010 program on Thursday, March 25 at 7 p.m. The concert was held in the Bethel Performing Arts Center on the corner of Stonewall St.
- A "Celebration of Life" service for Bethel University Renaissance Gospel quartet member Anna Pirtle will be on Monday, March 22 at 1 p.m. in Dishman Gymnasium of the Bethel University Baker Fieldhouse.
- JACKSON, Tenn.(03.18.10) - (Box Score) Bethel (Tenn.) University earned its first NAIA tournament win with a 61-56 victory over Columbia (Mo.) College in the first round of the 2010 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament. The Bethel Lady Wildcats are making their second straight appearance and second trip overall to the Division I national tournament.
- Continuing to provide opportunities for a growing student population Bethel University will be starting an in-line hockey program beginning in the fall of 2010. Bethel will be only one of four universities to offer hockey as a collegiate sport in the state of Tennessee and the only one to offer scholarship opportunities.